Let's have a look at book news from last two weeks:
- The Guardian selected most talked and anticipated books of this year naming them “The biggest novels of 2012” and we've shelved them on BookLikes bookshelf.
- Let's vote for the best Teen Novel - among selected books are classics, like Fahrenheit 451, To Kill a Mockingbird but also contemporary YA series: Delirium, Uglies, The Mortal Instruments and more spotted by NPR Books.
- New special edition of Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms is out with the introduction by writer's grandson, Sean Hemingway, and 39 alternative book endings as the writer needed so many tries to feel literary fulfillment and satisfaction.
- How book characters are born? Writers don’t look far for their inspirations. Mark Twain based main character in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn on his childhood friend and J.K. Rowling’s Severus Snape from Harry Potter books is a reflection of author’s real school teacher. Discover 8 more book names based on real people.
- A suspense thriller with a history and faith issues in the background is out. The Fallen Angel by New York Times Bestselling author Daniel Silva was released with 500 000 copies. Suspense trend continues with publishing J. A. Jance's Judgment Call.
- Flavorwire lists the greatest YA series. You cannot find there Harry Potter or The Hunger Games series - instead pick YA classic, like Encyclopedia Brown by Donald J. Sobol.
- It's digital era! E-books are climbing to the top of bestsellers list and this concerns not only Fifty Shades of Grey but also YA romance Slammed by Colleen Hoover, The Marriage Bargain by Jennifer Probst and many more as Yahoo Finance News reports.
- Movie to Book: A book for Batman fans is on sale now - The Art and Making of The Dark Knight Trilogy is the compilation of the behind-scene-stories of recent Batman movies.